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Nova Religio. 2017; 211102–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.102
Published: 01 August 2017
...Timothy Miller © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 New Age, Neopagan, and New Religious Movements: Alternative Spirituality in Contemporary America . By Hugh B. Urban . University of California Press , 2015 . 318 pages. $75.00 cloth; $39.95 paper; ebook...
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Nova Religio. 2006; 93125–127 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2006.9.3.125
Published: 01 February 2006
...Sarah Pike ©© 2006 by The Regents of the University of California New Age and Neopagan Religions in America. By Sarah Pike. Columbia University Press, 2004. 256 pages. $40.00 cloth. Oil and water. As Sarah Pike admits early on, the New Age movement and contemporary Pagan religions (the term...
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Nova Religio. 2005; 9132–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2005.9.1.032
Published: 01 August 2005
...David Waldron The growth of the Pagan and Witchcraft revivalist movements (Neopaganism) is well documented in the Anglophone world. However, Witchcraft movements are also closely linked to a vibrant set of subcultures and a multitude of representations in popular culture. In this context...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 211109–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.109
Published: 01 August 2017
...Ethan Doyle White © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Norse Revival: Transformations of Germanic Neopaganism . By Stefanie von Schnurbein . Brill , 2016 . 418 pages. $181.00 , €140.00 cloth; open access ebook available. (2005) is a natural reference text...
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Nova Religio. 2005; 837–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2005.8.3.7
Published: 01 March 2005
...Adrian Ivakhiv This article examines the growth of Neopaganism and Native Faith in post-Soviet Ukraine. It traces the historical development of Neopagan ideas and contextualizes their emergence within the cultic milieus of alternative religion and ethnic nationalism. It surveys the main...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22444–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.44
Published: 01 May 2019
...-cult not only inspired Neopaganism but is foundational for author H. P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos. These modern myths cast a long shadow on not only fantastical literature but on paranormal beliefs, preserving outdated elements of Victorian archaeology in popular culture concerned with alternative...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 20313–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.20.3.13
Published: 01 February 2017
... interpretations of the local Pagan tradition relevant to Lithuanian Neoshamanic communities, consider Lithuanian Neopagan attitudes to shamanic interpretations of the Baltic tradition, and analyze the impact of Lithuanian socio-political context. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 20357–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.20.3.57
Published: 01 February 2017
... native Neopagan association with legal status as a religious association; a Kriya Yoga community with legal entity status as a non-profit association; and a Neo-Tantric organization with legal entity status as a regular business enterprise. I show that despite the differences in their approaches, each...
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Nova Religio. 2011; 14364–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2011.14.3.64
Published: 01 February 2011
.... This paper establishes the historical significance of New York State's Acid Churches within the culture of the 1960s and draws the link to today's Neopagan and New Age movements and the rebirth of the use of psychedelic substances within the modern scientific, psychological, and therapeutic communities...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23443–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.43
Published: 15 April 2020
... productions.17 Tambiah argued that focusing on magic s irrationality ignores its more important performative, theatrical aspects that involve the senses and touch the emotions.18 Building on the work of Le´vy-Bruhl and Tambiah, Greenwood, an ethnographer of Neopagan and New Age groups in Britain, argues that...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 2337–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.7
Published: 01 February 2020
... aims for self-healing and self-realization. Diverse spiri- tual practices based on culturally or historically distant traditions, espe- cially Tantra but also shamanism and Neopagan goddess spirituality, were drawn upon and mixed, with the theme of the wild woman as the common element. Because of these...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23386–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.86
Published: 01 February 2020
... natural forces and organisms.14 Other recently formed religions that predate Reverend Billy s and share this worldview include Earth First! activism and this group s ritualized Earth-based liturgies, Earth Liberation and Animal Liberation Front activism, and contemporary neopaganism.15 Such an Earth-as...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 232123–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.123
Published: 01 November 2019
... termed in Germany, neopaganism (Nordic or Aryan), New Age and Eastern spirituality, and folklore and mythology (Volkskunde). Importantly, Kurlander clearly demonstrates that the supernatural imag- inary informed not only the worldview and policy goals of Hitler, Himmler, and many other leading Nazi...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 232121–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.121
Published: 01 November 2019
... termed in Germany, neopaganism (Nordic or Aryan), New Age and Eastern spirituality, and folklore and mythology (Volkskunde). Importantly, Kurlander clearly demonstrates that the supernatural imag- inary informed not only the worldview and policy goals of Hitler, Himmler, and many other leading Nazi...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 2315–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.5
Published: 01 August 2019
... organization. The Nation of Islam offered to its adherents an alternative model of halal intended to reshape the foodways of African Americans and free them of both the corrupting food of the white man as well as the demeaning food of the slave.17 Similarly, contemporary Neopagans propensity to become...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 224116–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.116
Published: 01 May 2019
... studies of contem- porary Paganism and New Age movements (Earthly Bodies, Magical Selves, 2001; and New Age and Neopagan Religions in America, 2004), but it is also something of a departure from those earlier works that examined com- munities clearly identifiable as religions. Rather than religion, per se...
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Nova Religio. 2016; 20282–96 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2016.20.2.82
Published: 01 November 2016
... paradigm new religions studies new religious movements Joel Best Stuart A. Wright Susan J. Palmer Storming Zion Benjamin E. Zeller Heaven’s Gate Douglas E. Cowan David G. Bromley Cults and New Religions Lorne L. Dawson Comprehending Cults Hugh Urban New Age Neopagan New...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 22187–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.1.87
Published: 01 August 2018
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Nova Religio. 2017; 211107–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.107
Published: 01 August 2017
... our time. Lisbeth Mikaelsson, University of Bergen, Norway Norse Revival: Transformations of Germanic Neopaganism. By Stefanie von Schnurbein. Brill, 2016. 418 pages. $181.00, 140.00 cloth; open access ebook available. A wide-ranging and densely referenced overview of what Schnurbein terms Germanic...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 211103–105 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.103
Published: 01 August 2017
... behind the acronym WITCH (170) Women s International Terrorist Conspiracy from Hell (and several variants). And, to conclude, the name of the book itself is slightly odd, as if New Age and Neopagan groups are somehow something other than new religious movements. But these quibbles are minor indeed...